IBAC Welcomes Katherine Hilst as New IS-BAO Operations Manager

MONTREAL – 6 February 2019 – The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced today that industry veteran Katherine Hilst has joined the organization as the new Operations Manager for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Programme.

Civic, Aviation Leaders Showcase Viability of Alternative Jet Fuels In Live Demo

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2019 – Today, a coalition of international business aviation organizations joined Los Angeles-area civic leaders to mark a milestone in the development and adoption of sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJF) through Business Jets Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability.

IBAC Mourns the Loss of Valued Colleague, ICAO Liaison - Michael W. Hohm

MONTREAL - 15 January 2019 - The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the business aviation community, family, and friends in mourning the loss of their colleague, Michael W. Hohm.

IBAC Grieves Loss of Former Governing Board Member - Paul Stinebring

MONTREAL – 27 November 2018 – The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the business aviation community in mourning the loss of Paul Stinebring. Recognized as an expert in international flight operations with a 40-year flying career, Stinebring served on the IBAC Governing Board for 12 years.

The Journey To Safety

BOCA RATON, FL JULY 16, 2018 - Journey Aviation again demonstrated their unwavering safety commitment by renewing their Wyvern Wingman, ARGUS Platinum and ISBAO Stage 2 safety inspections and onsite audits this year for the second time since 2016.

IBAC Welcomes ICAO Council Adoption of CORSIA Standards and Recommended Practices

MONTREAL – 29 June 2018 – The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) applauds the adoption by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council of a set of standards and recommended practices that establish a single, fair carbon-offsetting system for international aviation – the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA).

IBAC Welcomes ICAO Decision on Cockpit Doors for Ultra Long-Range Business Aircraft

MONTREAL – 12 March 2018 – The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) welcomed last week the decision by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to raise the weight threshold requirement for aircraft with hardened cockpit doors from 45.5 tonnes maximum certificated take-off weight (MCTOW) to 54.5 tonnes MCTOW for those aircraft where the passenger seating capacity is 19 or fewer.  The decision will allow the current and planned generation of ultra long-range business aircraft to reach their full operating potential.  

IBAC Mourns the Loss of Business Aviation Safety Icon Robert E. Breiling

MONTREAL – 6 February 2018 – The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the business aviation community in mourning the loss of Robert E. Breiling. Recognized around the world as the foremost expert on business aviation safety data, Robert Breiling provided analyses of aircraft accidents for more than four decades.  In 2015, IBAC purchased the assets of the Robert E. Breiling Association and is incorporating the safety data and collection methodologies into their processes.

IBAC Launches 2018 Workshop Schedule

MONTREAL – The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has announced its 2018 workshop schedule for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) and International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) programmes.

IS-BAH Achieves Century Milestone - 100 Registered Aircraft Handler Locations Since Inception

MONTREAL - 16 January 2018 - The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced its International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) programme has reached 100 registered handler locations since it was introduced in July 2014.